Pendennis sentence example
- Thackeray stayed in the vicinity in youth, his knowledge of the locality appearing in Pendennis.
- In the same year he began a long account of ancient parliaments, intended to reflect on the one in existence, and in June 1650 he was imprisoned in Dunster Castle, afterwards at Taunton, and in June 1651 at Pendennis Castle.
- He retired (17th of February) to Pendennis Castle at Falmouth, and on the approach of Fairfax (2nd of March) to Scilly, where he remained with Hyde till the 16th of April.
- Parliament was so glad of the fall of Pendennis that they made September 22 a day of general thanksgiving.Advertisement